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Re: A more stupid Italian mythmatician exists? Peano was a moron of galactic proportions.
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Sep 30, 2017 1:58 PM


On Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 5:50:19 PM UTC+2, John Gabriel wrote:
> Peano assumes the prior existence of natural numbers.
Of course. But his axioms describe the PROPERTIES of those numbers, idiot.
> The successor function requires that the natural numbers are in place.
Sure. And its domain is IN, right.
Nothing new, really. :)
You can find a discussion of theses matters in Russell's "Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy" (Chapter I):
https://people.umass.edu/klement/imp/impebk.pdf



